The simple demarcation between inpatient and outpatient status prodded by Medicare's proposed rule has the potential to turn into a big revenue problem. But good documentation can help. >>>
Medical doctors are facing revamped board recertification requirements that are "expensive, burdensome, and detract from the care of the patient," says David Fleming, president of the American College of Physicians. >>>
As healthcare continues to transform, the jobs within hospitals and health systems also continue to change. Recruiters who understand these changes are best equipped to compete to hire workers. >>>
During a six-month period, Anthem Blue Cross and HealthCare Partners reported an 18% decrease in the length of hospital inpatient stays for patients in their southern California accountable care organization compared to patients outside the ACO. >>>
Carolinas HealthCare System leaders have developed a team-based approach to effectively address patient experience through shared decision-making. >>>
In a lively series of presentations at the America's Health Insurance Plans annual conference, attendees were urged to brace for disruptive technologies, do more with data, and embrace radical change. >>>
A book written by two RNs details strategies for understanding and interacting with patients as individuals, and suggests nurse leaders can help by "giving nurses space" to do so. >>>
While there are many barriers to attaining sustainable cost reductions, hospitals and health systems are looking for ways to continue serving their communities while cutting costs. >>>
This report reveals how Firelands Regional Medical Center, Kaleida Health, and UC Davis Medical Center are introducing new programs aimed at care redesign, care standardization, and driving waste out of healthcare delivery.
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